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Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in Springfield, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Springfield and the surrounding area.

  • Weather ...
  • Astronomy & Satellites ...
    • Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help you to find your way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website will help you find planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their tracks across the sky.
    • To give accurate results, Heavens-Above requires the latitude and longitude of your location. As a starting point, when we link to Heavens-Above, we pass this GPS location for Springfield:
    • 37.270701, -76.634677
    • Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve its accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude as your actual position.
    • The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Springfield
  • Waymarking ...
    • Looking for somewhere out of the ordinary? Find a unique place and want to share it with others? Then it's time to visit Waymarking.com:
    • Waymark.com

Communities Also Named Springfield ...

We have found 105 communities that share the name Springfield.

There are seven communities within Virginia that are also named Springfield.

Beyond Virginia, we know of another 85 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 85 communities, 86 are located in the United States and fifteen are in Canada.

In addition to the above occurrences of Springfield, we know of thirteen communities located outside of the United States and Canada.

  • Communities Located In Virginia ...
    • Albemarle County
      • This Springfield is located in Albemarle County and lies 114 miles [183.5 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Springfield that is located in York County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Albemarle County community of Springfield.
    • Danville City
      • This Springfield is located in Danville City and lies 162 miles [260.7 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Springfield that is located in York County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Danville City community of Springfield.
    • Fairfax County
      • This Springfield is located in Fairfax County and lies 109 miles [175.4 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Springfield that is located in York County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fairfax County community of Springfield.
    • Fauquier County
      • This Springfield is located in Fauquier County and lies 134 miles [215.7 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Springfield that is located in York County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fauquier County community of Springfield.
    • Page County
      • This Springfield is located in Page County and lies 139 miles [223.7 km]<1> to the northwest of the Springfield that is located in York County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Page County community of Springfield.
    • Rockbridge County
      • This Springfield is located in Rockbridge County and lies 163 miles [262.3 km]<1> to the west of the Springfield that is located in York County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Rockbridge County community of Springfield.
    • Westmoreland County
      • This Springfield is located in Westmoreland County and lies 68 miles [109.4 km]<1> to the north northwest of the Springfield that is located in York County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Westmoreland County community of Springfield.
  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Clarke County
      • This Springfield is located in Clarke County and lies 735 miles [1,182.9 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Springfield that is located in York County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clarke County community of Springfield.
      • Elmore County
      • This Springfield is located in Elmore County and lies 641 miles [1,031.6 km] to the west southwest of the Springfield that is located in York County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Elmore County community of Springfield.
      • Lauderdale County
      • This Springfield is located in Lauderdale County and lies 621 miles [999.4 km] to the west southwest of the Springfield that is located in York County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lauderdale County community of Springfield.
      • Randolph County
      • This Springfield is located in Randolph County and lies 563 miles [906.1 km] to the west southwest of the Springfield that is located in York County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Randolph County community of Springfield.
    • Arkansas
      • Conway County
      • This Springfield is located in Conway County and lies 896 miles [1,442 km]<1> to the west of the Springfield that is located in York County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Conway County community of Springfield.
      • Mississippi County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Arkansas community of Springfield [Mississippi County].
    • California
      • Tuolumne County
      • This Springfield is located in Tuolumne County and lies 2,371 miles [3,815.8 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Springfield that is located in York County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Tuolumne County community of Springfield.
    • Colorado
      • Baca County
      • This Springfield is located in Baca County and lies 1,421 miles [2,286.9 km]<1> to the west of the Springfield that is located in York County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Baca County community of Springfield.
    • Florida
      • Bay County
      • This Springfield is located in Bay County and lies 711 miles [1,144.2 km]<1> to the southwest of the Springfield that is located in York County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bay County community of Springfield.
      • Duval County
      • This Springfield is located in Duval County and lies 557 miles [896.4 km] to the south southwest of the Springfield that is located in York County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Duval County community of Springfield.
    • Georgia
      • Cherokee County
      • This Springfield is located in Cherokee County and lies 492 miles [791.8 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Springfield that is located in York County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Cherokee County community of Springfield.
      • Clayton County
      • This Springfield is located in Clayton County and lies 500 miles [804.7 km] to the west southwest of the Springfield that is located in York County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clayton County community of Springfield.
      • DeKalb County
      • This Springfield is located in DeKalb County and lies 488 miles [785.4 km] to the west southwest of the Springfield that is located in York County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the DeKalb County community of Springfield.
      • Dougherty County
      • This Springfield is located in Dougherty County and lies 585 miles [941.5 km] to the southwest of the Springfield that is located in York County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Dougherty County community of Springfield.
      • Early County
      • This Springfield is located in Early County and lies 635 miles [1,021.9 km] to the southwest of the Springfield that is located in York County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Early County community of Springfield.
      • Effingham County
      • This Springfield is located in Effingham County and lies 429 miles [690.4 km] to the southwest of the Springfield that is located in York County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Effingham County community of Springfield.
      • Hancock County
      • This Springfield is located in Hancock County and lies 444 miles [714.5 km] to the southwest of the Springfield that is located in York County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hancock County community of Springfield.
      • Newton County
      • This Springfield is located in Newton County and lies 484 miles [778.9 km] to the west southwest of the Springfield that is located in York County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Newton County community of Springfield.
      • Richmond County
      • This Springfield is located in Richmond County and lies 403 miles [648.6 km] to the southwest of the Springfield that is located in York County.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Richmond County community of Springfield.
      • Taliaferro County
      • This Springfield is located in Taliaferro County and lies 435 miles [700.1 km] to the west southwest of the Springfield that is located in York County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Taliaferro County community of Springfield.
    • Idaho
      • Bingham County
      • This Springfield is located in Bingham County and lies 1,928 miles [3,102.8 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Springfield that is located in York County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bingham County community of Springfield.
    • Illinois
      • Sangamon County
      • This Springfield is located in Sangamon County and lies 723 miles [1,163.6 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Springfield that is located in York County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sangamon County community of Springfield.
    • Indiana
      • Franklin County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Indiana community of Springfield [Franklin County].
      • LaPorte County
      • This Springfield is located in LaPorte County and lies 620 miles [997.8 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Springfield that is located in York County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the LaPorte County community of Springfield.
      • Posey County
      • This Springfield is located in Posey County and lies 616 miles [991.4 km] to the west of the Springfield that is located in York County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Posey County community of Springfield.
    • Iowa
      • Keokuk County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Iowa community of Springfield [Keokuk County].
    • Kansas
      • Anderson County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Springfield [Anderson County].
      • Brown County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Springfield [Brown County].
      • Cherokee County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Springfield [Cherokee County].
      • Jefferson County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Springfield [Jefferson County].
      • Linn County
      • This community is historic<2> and although located in Linn County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Linn County community of Springfield.
      • Mitchell County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Springfield [Mitchell County].
      • Seward County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Springfield [Seward County].
      • Wabaunsee County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Kansas community of Springfield [Wabaunsee County].
    • Kentucky
      • Washington County
      • This Springfield is located in Washington County and lies 470 miles [756.4 km]<1> to the west of the Springfield that is located in York County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Washington County community of Springfield.
    • Louisiana
      • Livingston Parish
      • This Springfield is located in Livingston Parish and lies 925 miles [1,488.6 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Springfield that is located in York County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Livingston Parish community of Springfield.
    • Maine
      • Penobscot County
      • This Springfield is located in Penobscot County and lies 712 miles [1,145.9 km]<1> to the northeast of the Springfield that is located in York County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Penobscot County community of Springfield.
    • Manitoba
      • This Springfield lies 1,333 miles [2,145.3 km]<1> to the northwest of the Springfield that is located in York County.
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    • Maryland
      • Calvert County
      • This Springfield is located in Calvert County and lies 102 miles [164.2 km]<1> to the north of the Springfield that is located in York County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Calvert County community of Springfield.
      • Montgomery County
      • This Springfield is located in Montgomery County and lies 120 miles [193.1 km] to the north northwest of the Springfield that is located in York County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Montgomery County community of Springfield.
      • Prince George's County
      • This Springfield is located in Prince George's County and lies 119 miles [191.5 km] to the north of the Springfield that is located in York County.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Prince George's County community of Springfield.
      • Talbot County
      • This Springfield is located in Talbot County and lies 105 miles [169 km] to the north northeast of the Springfield that is located in York County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Talbot County community of Springfield.
    • Massachusetts
      • Hampden County
      • This Springfield is located in Hampden County and lies 398 miles [640.5 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Springfield that is located in York County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hampden County community of Springfield.
    • Michigan
      • Calhoun County
      • This Springfield is located in Calhoun County and lies 573 miles [922.2 km]<1> to the northwest of the Springfield that is located in York County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Calhoun County community of Springfield.
      • Kalkaska County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Michigan community of Springfield [Kalkaska County].
      • Oakland County
      • This Springfield is located in Oakland County and lies 523 miles [841.7 km] to the northwest of the Springfield that is located in York County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Oakland County community of Springfield.
    • Minnesota
      • Brown County
      • This Springfield is located in Brown County and lies 1,070 miles [1,722 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Springfield that is located in York County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Brown County community of Springfield.
    • Mississippi
      • Jefferson County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Mississippi community of Springfield [Jefferson County].
    • Missouri
      • Greene County
      • This Springfield is located in Greene County and lies 914 miles [1,470.9 km]<1> to the west of the Springfield that is located in York County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Greene County community of Springfield.
    • Nebraska
      • Sarpy County
      • This Springfield is located in Sarpy County and lies 1,073 miles [1,726.8 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Springfield that is located in York County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sarpy County community of Springfield.
    • New Brunswick
      • This Springfield lies 761 miles [1,224.7 km]<1> to the northeast of the Springfield that is located in York County.
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    • New Hampshire
      • Sullivan County
      • This Springfield is located in Sullivan County and lies 493 miles [793.4 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Springfield that is located in York County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sullivan County community of Springfield.
    • New Jersey
      • Burlington County
      • This Springfield is located in Burlington County and lies 219 miles [352.4 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Springfield that is located in York County.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Burlington County community of Springfield.
      • Union County
      • This Springfield is located in Union County and lies 269 miles [432.9 km] to the north northeast of the Springfield that is located in York County.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Union County community of Springfield.
    • New York
      • Otsego County
      • This Springfield is located in Otsego County and lies 395 miles [635.7 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Springfield that is located in York County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Otsego County community of Springfield.
      • Queens County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the New York community of Springfield [Queens County].
    • Newfoundland and Labrador
      • This Springfield lies 1,377 miles [2,216.1 km]<1> to the northeast of the Springfield that is located in York County.
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    • North Carolina
      • Guilford County
      • This Springfield is located in Guilford County and lies 207 miles [333.1 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Springfield that is located in York County.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Guilford County community of Springfield.
      • Mecklenburg County
      • This Springfield is located in Mecklenburg County and lies 278 miles [447.4 km] to the west southwest of the Springfield that is located in York County.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Mecklenburg County community of Springfield.
      • Scotland County
      • This Springfield is located in Scotland County and lies 235 miles [378.2 km] to the southwest of the Springfield that is located in York County.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Scotland County community of Springfield.
      • Wilkes County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the North Carolina community of Springfield [Wilkes County].
    • Nova Scotia
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Nova Scotia community of Springfield.
    • Ohio
      • Clark County
      • This Springfield is located in Clark County and lies 427 miles [687.2 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Springfield that is located in York County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Clark County community of Springfield.
    • Ontario
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Ontario community of Springfield.
    • Oregon
      • Lane County
      • This Springfield is located in Lane County and lies 2,439 miles [3,925.2 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Springfield that is located in York County.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Lane County community of Springfield.
    • Pennsylvania
      • Bradford County
      • This Springfield is located in Bradford County and lies 316 miles [508.6 km]<1> to the north of the Springfield that is located in York County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bradford County community of Springfield.
      • Chester County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Pennsylvania community of Springfield [Chester County].
      • Cumberland County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Pennsylvania community of Springfield [Cumberland County].
      • Delaware County
      • This Springfield is located in Delaware County and lies 196 miles [315.4 km] to the north northeast of the Springfield that is located in York County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Delaware County community of Springfield.
      • Erie County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Pennsylvania community of Springfield [Erie County].
    • Prince Edward Island
      • This Springfield lies 920 miles [1,480.6 km]<1> to the northeast of the Springfield that is located in York County.
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    • South Carolina
      • Beaufort County
      • This Springfield is located in Beaufort County and lies 400 miles [643.7 km]<1> to the southwest of the Springfield that is located in York County.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Beaufort County community of Springfield.
      • Charleston County
      • This Springfield is located in Charleston County and lies 362 miles [582.6 km] to the southwest of the Springfield that is located in York County.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Charleston County community of Springfield.
      • Orangeburg County
      • This Springfield is located in Orangeburg County and lies 369 miles [593.8 km] to the southwest of the Springfield that is located in York County.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Orangeburg County community of Springfield.
      • Spartanburg County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the South Carolina community of Springfield [Spartanburg County].
    • South Dakota
      • Bon Homme County
      • This Springfield is located in Bon Homme County and lies 1,183 miles [1,903.9 km]<1> to the west northwest of the Springfield that is located in York County.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Bon Homme County community of Springfield.
    • Tennessee
      • Blount County
      • This Springfield is located in Blount County and lies 418 miles [672.7 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Springfield that is located in York County.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Blount County community of Springfield.
      • Robertson County
      • This Springfield is located in Robertson County and lies 567 miles [912.5 km] to the west of the Springfield that is located in York County.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Robertson County community of Springfield.
    • Texas
      • Anderson County
      • This Springfield is located in Anderson County and lies 1,146 miles [1,844.3 km]<1> to the west southwest of the Springfield that is located in York County.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Anderson County community of Springfield.
      • Jim Wells County
      • This Springfield is located in Jim Wells County and lies 1,412 miles [2,272.4 km] to the west southwest of the Springfield that is located in York County.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jim Wells County community of Springfield.
      • Limestone County
      • This Springfield is located in Limestone County and lies 1,191 miles [1,916.7 km] to the west southwest of the Springfield that is located in York County.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Limestone County community of Springfield.
    • Vermont
      • Windsor County
      • This Springfield is located in Windsor County and lies 470 miles [756.4 km]<1> to the north northeast of the Springfield that is located in York County.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Windsor County community of Springfield.
    • Washington
      • Pierce County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<3> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Washington community of Springfield [Pierce County].
    • West Virginia
      • Hampshire County
      • This Springfield is located in Hampshire County and lies 187 miles [300.9 km]<1> to the northwest of the Springfield that is located in York County.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hampshire County community of Springfield.
    • Wisconsin
      • Walworth County
      • This Springfield is located in Walworth County and lies 724 miles [1,165.2 km]<1> to the northwest of the Springfield that is located in York County.
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      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Walworth County community of Springfield.
  • Communities Beyond North America ...
    • Australia
      • - Tasmania
      • Distance: 10,079 miles [16,220.6 km]<1> to the west southwest
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      • - Victoria
      • Distance: 10,171 miles [16,368.6 km] to the west southwest
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      • - South Australia
      • Distance: 10,467 miles [16,845 km] to the west
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    • Barbados
      • Distance: 1,966 miles [3,164 km]<1> to the southeast
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    • Scotland
      • Distance: 3,524 miles [5,671.3 km]<1> to the northeast
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    • England
      • Distance: 3,740 miles [6,018.9 km]<1> to the northeast
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    • Ireland
      • Distance: 3,396 miles [5,465.3 km]<1> to the northeast
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    • Jamaica
      • - Saint Elizabeth
      • Distance: 1,320 miles [2,124.3 km]<1> to the south
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      • - Saint Thomas
      • Distance: 1,337 miles [2,151.7 km] to the south
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    • New Zealand
      • - Canterbury
      • Distance: 8,896 miles [14,316.7 km]<1> to the west southwest
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • - Bay of Plenty
      • Distance: 8,558 miles [13,772.8 km] to the west southwest
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
    • South Africa
      • - Eastern Cape
      • Distance: 8,184 miles [13,170.9 km]<1> to the east southeast
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield
      • - Orange Free State
      • Distance: 8,104 miles [13,042.1 km] to the east southeast
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springfield

Curious and Interesting Names Near Springfield ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always wonder about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

  • Blacksmith Corner [York County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blacksmith Corner have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blacksmith Corner
    • Blacksmith Corner [York County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Springfield
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blacksmith Corner
  • Booth [James City County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Booth have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Booth
    • Booth [James City County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the south of Springfield
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Booth
  • Carp Circle [York County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carp Circle have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carp Circle
    • Carp Circle [York County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the east of Springfield
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carp Circle
  • Charles Corner [York County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Charles Corner have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Charles Corner
    • Charles Corner [York County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the southeast of Springfield
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charles Corner
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    • Greensprings [York County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greensprings have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greensprings
      • Greensprings [York County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the west of Springfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greensprings
    • Grove [James City County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grove
      • Grove [James City County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the south of Springfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grove
    • James Terrace [James City County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for James Terrace have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for James Terrace
      • James Terrace [James City County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the west of Springfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on James Terrace
    • Kingspoint [James City County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kingspoint have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kingspoint
      • Kingspoint [James City County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the southwest of Springfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingspoint
    • Porta Bello [York County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Porta Bello have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Porta Bello
      • Porta Bello [York County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the north of Springfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Porta Bello
    • Queens Lake [York County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Queens Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Queens Lake
      • Queens Lake [York County] lies less than 2 miles<1> to the northwest of Springfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Queens Lake
    • Queenswood [York County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Queenswood have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Queenswood
      • Queenswood [York County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the west of Springfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Queenswood
    • Rosewell [Gloucester County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rosewell have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosewell
      • Rosewell [Gloucester County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Springfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rosewell
    • Sawmill Corner [James City County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sawmill Corner have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sawmill Corner
      • Sawmill Corner [James City County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Springfield
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sawmill Corner

Notable Births & Deaths ...

This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Springfield. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

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    • Bill Bailey     (Singer, dancer, actor)
      • Singer, dancer, actor. He was born in Newport News (Virginia) on Sunday December 8, 1912 and died in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) on Tueday December 12, 1978 at the age of 66. He is buried at Rolling Green Memorial Park (Chester County, Pennsylvania).
      • Newport News is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast of Springfield.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Bill Bailey<5>
    • Pearl Mae Bailey     (Singer, Actress)
      • Singer, Actress. She was born in Newport News (Virginia) on Friday March 29, 1918 and died in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) on Friday August 17, 1990 at the age of 72. She is buried at Rolling Green Memorial Park (Chester County, Pennsylvania).
      • Newport News is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast of Springfield.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Pearl Mae Bailey<5>
    • Ella Fitzgerald     (Musician)
      • Musician. She was born in Newport News (Virginia) on Wednesday April 25, 1917 and died in Beverly Hills (California) on Saturday June 15, 1996 at the age of 79. She is buried at Inglewood Park Cemetery (Los Angeles County, California).
      • Newport News is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast of Springfield.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ella Fitzgerald<5>
    • William Henry Harrison     (9th President of the US (March 1841 - April 1841, died in office due to illness))
      • 9th President of the US (March 1841 - April 1841, died in office due to illness). He was born in Charles City (Virginia) on Tueday February 9, 1773 and died in Washington, DC on Sunday April 4, 1841 at the age of 68.
      • Charles City is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the west of Springfield.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: William Henry Harrison<5>
    • George Samuel Hughes, Sr.     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Norfolk (Virginia) on Wednesday August 19, 1925 and died in Hampton (Virginia) on Thursday February 5, 2009 at the age of 83. He is buried at Forest Lawn Cemetery (Norfolk City, Virginia).
      • Norfolk is located 34 miles [54.7 km] to the southeast of Springfield.
      • Hampton is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the southeast of Springfield.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: George Samuel Hughes, Sr.<5>
    • Mary Winston Jackson     (Mathematician, engineer)
      • Mathematician, engineer. She was born in Hampton (Virginia) on Saturday April 9, 1921 and died in Hampton (Virginia) on Friday February 11, 2005 at the age of 83.
      • Hampton is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the southeast of Springfield.
      • Hampton is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the southeast of Springfield.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Mary Winston Jackson<5>
    • Martha Skelton Jefferson     (Wife of Thomas Jefferson, but died before he became President of the US (1801 - 1809))
      • Wife of Thomas Jefferson, but died before he became President of the US (1801 - 1809). She was born in Charles City (Virginia) on Wednesday October 30, 1748 and died on Friday September 6, 1782 at the age of 33. She is buried at Monticello Graveyard (Albemarle County, Virginia).
      • Charles City is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the west of Springfield.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Martha Skelton Jefferson<5>
    • Ron Springs     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Williamsburg (Virginia) on Sunday November 4, 1956 and died in Dallas (Texas) on Thursday May 12, 2011 at the age of 54. He is buried at Sparkman Hillcrest Memorial Park (Dallas County, Texas).
      • Williamsburg is located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west of Springfield.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Ron Springs<5>
    • John Tyler     (10th President of the US (1841 - 1845))
      • 10th President of the US (1841 - 1845). He was born in Charles City (Virginia) on Monday March 29, 1790 and died in Richmond (Virginia) on Saturday January 18, 1862 at the age of 71. He is buried at Hollywood Cemetery (Richmond City, Virginia).
      • Charles City is located 24 miles [38.6 km] to the west of Springfield.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: John Tyler<5>
    • Martha Washington     (Wife and First lady to the Presidency of George Washington (1789 - 1797))
      • Wife and First lady to the Presidency of George Washington (1789 - 1797). She was born in New Kent (Virginia) on Wednesday June 13, 1731 and died in Mount Vernon (Virginia) on Saturday May 22, 1802 at the age of 70.
      • New Kent is located 25 miles [40.2 km] to the northwest of Springfield.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Martha Washington<5>
    • Dwight White     (Professional football)
      • Professional football. He was born in Hampton (Virginia) on Saturday July 30, 1949 and died in Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania) on Friday June 6, 2008 at the age of 58.
      • Hampton is located 22 miles [35.4 km] to the southeast of Springfield.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Dwight White<5>

How Far From Springfield to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers, Almanacs & Directories that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Springfield to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Springfield and extending to:

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    • Yorktown, which is the Seat of York County and lies just to the East Southeast.
    • Richmond, which is the State Capital of Virginia, lies 47 miles [75.6 km]<1> to the west northwest (WNW). If you could walk a straight line from Springfield to Richmond, with an average speed<6> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take about three full days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of two days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 114 miles [183.5 km] to the north (N). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take about two hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 7 days.
    • The shortest distance<7> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 5,949 miles [9,574 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<8>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 6,646 miles [10,695.7 km] and it lies to the east northeast (ENE).<9>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 4,526 miles [7,283.9 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<10>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Virginia

About York County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Springfield. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for York County: www.yorkcounty.gov/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Springfield) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Springfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.2707, Longitude: -76.6347       In this case, the coordinates for Springfield have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Springfield, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<3>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Springfield could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<4>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<5>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<6>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.
<7>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Springfield to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<8>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 307.75 degrees.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 303.031 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 305.166 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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